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• Presentations: Synopses and slides from presentations given at various meetings and symposiums by Dr. Michael McClung, Director of the O.O.C.
• Bone UP/date Newsletter: Published quarterly by the Oregon Osteoporosis Center, covering bone health related topics and treatment options.
• FRAX® Tool: Information on the FRAX® Fracture Risk Assessment Tool created by the WHO to estimate the probability of an individual patient experiencing a fracture related to osteoporosis.
• FRAX® Patch: A utility created by the OOC to standardize femoral neck T-scores from DXA results for appropriate use with the WHO FRAX® Fracture Risk Assessment Tool.
• American Society for Bone and Mineral Research: A scientific society composed of individuals actively involved in clinical and basic aspects of bone and mineral metabolism.
-Journal of Bone and Mineral Research: Contents and abstracts from the journal of the ASBMR
• National Osteoporosis Foundation: A resource for people seeking up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
• International Osteoporosis Foundation: An international non-governmental organization established to advance the understanding of osteoporosis and to promote prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease worldwide.
• International Society for Clinical Densitometry: A multidisciplinary, nonprofit organization for a number of scientific disciplines with an interest in bone mass measurement.
• North American Menopause Society: A nonprofit scientific organization devoted to promoting understanding of menopause, and thereby improving the health of women through midlife and beyond.
• International Bone and Mineral Society: A non-profit organization for promoting the generation and dissemination of knowledge of basic biology and clinical science of the skeleton and mineral metabolism.
-Osteovision: IBMS's online service transmitting information in the field of bone and calcium metabolism to scientists, physicians and other interested persons.
• Osteoporosis Canada: Working to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
• American Medical Association: home page of the AMA
• World Health Organization: Dedicated to the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
1232 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037-1292
North American Menopause Society
P.O. Box 94527
Cleveland, OH 44101
301-1090 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario, MC3 3R6
(416) 696-2663 x 294
National Dairy Council
Nutrition Education Division
10255 West Higgins Road, suite 900
Rosemont, IL 60018-5616
Oregon Dairy Council
10505 SW Barbur Blvd.
Portland, Or 07219
Strong and Sure; Focus on Osteoporosis. A Continuing Education Curriculum for Nurses offers 2 contact hours of continuing education credit. The course is scientifically grounded in teaching, diagnosis, and treatment methods, and it highlights the most current statistics concerning osteoporosis. Medicare CBT codes for bone mineral density testing, osteoporosis management decision tree, facts on osteoporosis quiz, quality of life questionnaire, Zung self-rating depression scale, case studies, and a list of additional bone health resources are included. Characteristics of the disease, nursing assessment and diagnosis, and management principles will guide all nurses who care for patients at risk for osteoporosis. The kit also contains information sheets to share with patients on how they can better care for their bone health.
You can make a tax-deductible donation of $5 to obtain the education kit from the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses' (NAON) national office, or you can purchase the kit and/or take the CE post-test online (www.orthonurse.org). All donations will be applied to NAON's OPTIONS program, which provides osteoporosis prevention education for high school students.
A Nurses Guide to Paget's Disease of Bone. This publication is an educational outreach project of The Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders and NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Disease-National Resource Center
The publication is available from:
The Paget foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders
120 Wall Street, Suite 1602
New York, NY 10005-4001
(212) 509-5335, (800) 23-Paget
Fax (2212) 509-8492
Endocrine Nurses Society
National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
National Gerontological Nursing Association
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal
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